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: Plnocchio

Breakfast in the broom cupboard with Toby Anstis.
Classic story about the wooden puppet who longs to be a boy. This week, Pinocchio turns nasty as a result of his new-found wealth. And when
Gepetto comes to call, he tells his guard to turn the poor carpenter away. It looks like they'll never be reunited now.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: The All New Popeye Show

Cartoon triple bill.

: The Girl from Tomorrow

Eleventh episode of a 12-part drama about a time traveller.
Jenny, Irene and James beat Silverthorn at his own game.
They free Alana but then have to release the capsule before the police arrive.


Alana: Catherine Cullen
Jenny: Melissa Marshall
Irene: Helen O'Connor
James: Andrew Clarke
Petey: James Findlay

: Potsworth and Co

Adventures of five earthlings travelling in the Dream Zone. Sebastian puts Dozer in a snooze chamber, but he escapes. Can the Midnight Patrol protect him from the Nightmare Prince?

: Parallel 9

In today's edition of the cosmic series, pop group East 17 and singer Dannii Minogue plan a party on Parallel 9. They are joined by Brian the Dinosaur, Zee, Mercator, and Kovan and co in the intergalactic danceathon of the century. Plus cartoon fun with Bugs Bunny and The Flintstones.
With David Claridge , Karl Collins , Lucinda Cowden ,
Frances Dodge , Stephen Hope -Wynne and Christopher Wild. Series director Claire Winyard
Series producer Billy Macqueen
A Roach and Partners production for BBCtv EARTH-KNOWLEDGE: to send a message to Parallel 9, write to P9 Earthbase. BBCtv, PO Box 9000, London W 128ZZ.


Unknown: David Claridge
Unknown: Karl Collins
Unknown: Lucinda Cowden
Unknown: Frances Dodge
Unknown: Stephen Hope
Unknown: Christopher Wild.
Producer: Billy MacQueen

: Weather

: Grandstand

Introduced live from Wimbledon by Desmond Lynam.
Provisional Timetable
11.00 Cricket
1.00 News
1.05 Wimbledon: ladies' singles final at 2.00pm followed by Tennis/Cricket
The 100th ladies'singles final of the All England Lawn Tennis Championships.
Wimbledon record-breaker
Martina Navratilova would be a fitting winner, on course this year for her tenth singles title. But defending champion Steffi Graf has been favourite to claim her fifth Wimbledon singles crown. Last year she emphatically beat Monica Seles in the final, having defeated
Gabriela Sabatini in three sets to take the title the previous year. Can she now complete a hat-trick? Seles, of course, has been forced to miss Wimbledon after the stabbing incident in Germany earlier this year. Other opponents to Graf's recent domination of the championships include Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario , Mary Joe
Fernandez and Gabriela Sabatini.
Commentary by John Barrett , Virginia Wade and Ann Jones.
Cricket: Third Test
England v Australia
Action from the third day's play in the Cornhill Insurance Test from Trent Bridge, Nottingham. England are trying to prize the Ashes from Australia's grasp after losing them ignominiously four years ago. Their last Test victory over the Australians on this ground was back in 1977, when Geoff Boycott and Alan Knott shared in an English record sixth wicketstandof215, whichstill stands today.
Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister , Ray Illingworth and Geoff Boycott. TV presentation (tennis) Johnnie Watherston Editor Dave Gordon


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Martina Navratilova
Unknown: Steffi Graf
Unknown: Monica Seles
Unknown: Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario
Unknown: Mary Joe
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Virginia Wade
Commentary By: Ann Jones.
Unknown: Geoff Boycott
Unknown: Alan Knott
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Geoff Boycott.
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Editor: Dave Gordon

: News

With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Jennie Bond.

: Regional News

and Sport

: Cartoon Triple Bill

Animated fun featuring Droopy.

: Jim'II Fix It

Jimmy Savile makes more viewers' dreams come true.
Among the fixits this week, Nikki of Bristol hits a high note when the Apollo Male Voice Choir sings for her, Andrew from Liverpool plays snooker with Jimmy White , and Anthony from Kent joins the Red Arrows.
WRITE TO: Jim'll Fix It, [address removed]


Presenter: Jimmy Savile
Guest: Jimmy White
Director: Helen Gartell
Producer: Roger Ordish

: The Main Event

Quiz show hosted by Chris Tarrant. This week, the Carrington family teams up with travel presenters Eamonn Holmes , Carol Smillie and Matthew Collins to take on the Coles, partnered by weather forecasters Francis Wilson , Sian Lloyd and Fred Talbot. Producer Danny Greenstone
Executive producers Alan Boyd , Bill Mason A Reg Grundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Chris Tarrant.
Presenters: Eamonn Holmes
Presenters: Carol Smillie
Presenters: Matthew Collins
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Unknown: Sian Lloyd
Unknown: Fred Talbot.
Producer: Danny Greenstone
Producers: Alan Boyd
Producers: Bill Mason
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Open All Hours

Classic comedy by Roy Clarke , starring Ronnie Barker David Jason
A spate of local burglaries persuades Arkwright to improve security at the shop. With Lynda Baron.
Producer Sydney Lotterby


Comedy By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Lynda Baron.

: Birds of a Feather

Comedy series starring Pauline Quirke Linda Robson
Poetic Justice. On a prison visit to the Isle of Wight, Dorien finally meets Chris. With Lesley Joseph. Episode written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran Director/Producer Nic Phillips An Aiomo production for BBCtv


Unknown: Pauline Quirke
Unknown: Linda Robson
Unknown: Lesley Joseph.
Written By: Laurence Marks
Written By: Maurice Gran

: The House of Eliott

Drama series set in a 1920s fashion house, starring Stella Gonet
Louise Lombard
The Eliott sisters are commissioned to design the costumes for a contemporary ballet. Beatrice's close collaboration with David, the choreographer, creates difficulties for Jack.
Episode written by Deborah Cook Producer Jeremy Gwilt Director June Howson


Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Louise Lombard
Written By: Deborah Cook
Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director: June Howson
Beatrice Eliott: Stella Gonet
Evangeline Eliott: Louise Lombard
Jack Maddox: Aden Gillett
Isabel Novacks: Bryon Ybrind
David Devereaux: Nicholas Chagrin
Ralph Saroyan: Michael Culver
Alice Burgoyne: Kate Fahy
Jessie Christy: Manda Amealing
Joseph Wint: Stephen Churchett
Florence Ranby: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Madge: Judy Flynn
Tilly Watkins: Cathy Murphy
Betty: Diana Rayworth
Agnes: Victoria Alcock
Norman Foss: Toby Whithouse

: That's Life!

The last in the current series from Esther Rantzen and the team includes updates on stories covered in earlier programmes. And in a special surprise visit, Esther drops in on former That's Life! regular Cyril Fletcher to celebrate his 80th birthday. With
Gavin Campbell , Adrian Mills , Kevin Devine and Howard Leader.
DirectorChris Fox
Editor BryherScudamore


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Kevin Devine
Unknown: Howard Leader.

: News and Sport

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Today at Wimbledon

The final of the 100th ladies' singles championship. Harry Carpenter and Sue Barker introduce highlights of the game, talk to the winner and look forward to tomorrow's men's singles final, which will decide who has first dance with today's ladies' champion at the Wimbledon ball.


Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Sue Barker

: Cricket: Third Test

Highlights from Trent Bridge of today's play between England and Australia.

: The Return of Captain Invincible

r Spoof adventure starring
Alan Arkin
Christopher Lee
When Mr Midnight steals a secret "hypno-ray" from
Australia and threatens the world, Captain Invincible comes out of retirement to do battle with the villain.
Director Philippe Mora (1983)
SEE FILMS pages 33-38


Unknown: Alan Arkin
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Mr Midnight
Director: Philippe Mora
Captain Invincible: Alan Arkin
Mr Midnight: Christopher Lee
US President: Michael Pate
Australian: Pm Graham Kennedy
Policewoman Patty: Kate Fitzpatrick

: Weather

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